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Making up for lost time: Ninth Circuit says defendants may remove to federal court after traditional CAFA removal deadlines have passed

USA - August 7 2013 Imagine for a second that you're watching your favorite sports team: They're losing, time is winding down, and you're left watching the other team…

Patricia K. Gillette, Daniel J. Corbett

Do as I say, not as I do: differences in duties means no commonality, no class certification for unpaid interns

USA - May 23 2013 As employers welcome a new group of eager interns to their offices this summer, employers may be thinking about the recent wave of class action…

Rachel J. Muoio, Julie A. Totten

Narrowed Dukes v. Wal-Mart class survives motion to dismiss

USA - October 2 2012 The ongoing saga of the more than decade-old sex discrimination class action against Wal-Mart (Dukes v. Wal-Mart) will continue after the federal district court handling the case allowed plaintiffs’ fourth amended complaint to survive a motion to dismiss in a ruling on September 21, 2012.

Craig Wickersham, Robert S. Shwarts

California Supreme Court confirms work product protection for attorney-directed investigations

USA - July 10 2012 The California Supreme Court recently clarified the extent of the attorney work product privilege under California law regarding recorded witness statements and the identities of witness interviewed by counsel, resolving a split of authority in the court of appeal

Rachel J. Coe, Joseph C. Liburt

California Court of Appeal says no to class certification of independent contractors

USA - July 10 2012 The California Court of Appeal has affirmed a trial court’s order denying class certification on the alleged misclassification of independent contractors.

Rachel J. Coe, Joseph C. Liburt